Specialty classes are great options for kids, teens and adults who love the water and want further instruction. Class availability varies by Y location.


Enjoy the water with specialty classes

Competitive swimming and diving

Learn about competitive diving and explore what Swim Team is like without the season-long commitment.

  • Ages: Five to 18 years
  • Class length: 40 minutes
  • Seven-class session cost: $52 for members and $107 for non-members, your child must be a Y member to receive the discounted rate

Aquatics Leaders Club

Get hands-on experience for future lifeguard or swim instructor positions.

  • Ages: 11-17 years
  • Class length: 40 minutes
  • Seven-class session cost: $52 for members and $107 for non-members, your child must be a Y member to receive the discounted rate

Log Rolling

Learn the basic techniques of log rolling and have a chance to compete in tournaments. Comfort swimming in deep water is a class requirement. For ages 11-18 years.

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Water Triathlon Training

Enjoy the benefits of training as a group for the water leg of a triathlon through interval training and stroke development. You’ll get three instructor-prepared swim workouts per week—one to complete during class and two to complete independently.

  • Ages: 18 and up
  • Class length: 40 minutes
  • Requirements: Basic knowledge of the front crawl and the ability to swim a minimum of 200 consecutive yards
  • Seven-session cost: $52 for members and $107 for non-members

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Water Kettlebells

Train in the pool with kettlebells (a traditional Russian weight that looks like a cannonball with a handle).

  • Ages: 18 and up
  • Requirements: Basic knowledge of the front crawl and the ability to swim a minimum of 200 consecutive yards.
  • Member costs:
    • $12 per 30-minute class
    • $16 per 45-minute class
    • $20 per 60-minute class
  • Non-member costs: $50 for members and $100 for non-members
    • $18 per 30-minute class
    • $22 per 45-minute class
    • $26 per 60-minute class

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